Designers falls for opportunity in Canada, loses over Rs 40,000
PUNE: A software professional from Kondhwa lodged a grievance on Wednesday claim an unidentified person had tricked him of Rs 40,703.
The fraud arrived in light after Ajay Deshmukh (48) was delivered a deal letter for a job in a Canadian firm and was called to a hotel in Hinjewadi for an interview. Deshmukh told TOI on Thursday that he recently come across an online ad for the post of a software professional in September 2016.
This individual said, “A man impersonating as an HR supervisor from a private organization called me on numerous occasions and offered a career. I did not think the caller as the phone number was from Canada. He lured me personally to deposit Rs 40,703 in a bank account for the medical exam, obtaining a visa and purchasing flight ticket. He sent me the offer notice and called me for a job interview. I actually was told to pay a commission of Rs 2 lakh to him in three installments after getting the job inch.
“I transferred the money to the account via net banking in two installments. After obtaining the letter, I visited the hotel for the interview, but on reaching there, I found nobody. I actually then realized I was cheated. ”
Deshmukh said he called the man many times but this individual did not attend the calls.
“I then recorded a complaint against the unidentified person with the cyber crime cell of the Pune police. The cell discovered the caller’s International Mobile Equipment Identification (IMEI) number and moved the situation to the Kondhwa police station for action on Wednesday. Investigations have revealed that the cash was transmitted to a bank in Mumbai, ” Deshmukh added.